Healthy streets approach to creating both walking and green cities
London’s healthy streets approach is a great medium for creating both walking and green cities and is one of the key policy and strategy approaches that London is using to more its streets more sustainable and healthy places to live, visit and use.
In 2014 London was the first city in the world to publish a health focused transport policy document – paving the way for the future
“If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places.” —Arup, SlimCiTy knOwleDge CArDS (2011)
“Healthy places make people feel comfortable and at ease, increasing social interaction and reducing antisocial behaviour, isolation and stress.” —Landscape Institute, Public Health and Landscape (2013)